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Where on Stack Exchange should I ask questions like "What's the best initial tutorial for..." or "What is the best way to learn..."?

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Nowhere. – Won't Oct 21 '11 at 14:08
ok :'( so where can i post a question like that? – sirAndreu Oct 21 '11 at 17:45
SO/SE isn't the whole internets. There are plenty of outlets that serve markets not served here. – Won't Oct 21 '11 at 17:46
some examples ? – sirAndreu Oct 21 '11 at 17:53
In order to give you some, I'd have to do the same thing you would--search for them. – Won't Oct 21 '11 at 17:55
Here's the best tutorial: There, now you needn't ask that question. – Adam Davis Nov 3 '11 at 15:22
@adamdavis dead link. – Jeff Puckett II May 25 at 16:34

Just don't. It is extraordinarily rare for a "what is the best X" or "give me a list of X" question to be appropriate for any Stack Exchange site.

If you have a more specific problem, please ask about it directly. Beginner-level questions are welcome on most sites.

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Is the extraordinarily rare exception? I love that site and I wish there was a similar community rated knowledge base for tutorials and examples. Searching through the jungle turns up a lot of junk that could have easily been filtered with some down votes. Similarly, up votes would help the cream rise to the top. – Jeff Puckett II May 25 at 16:38
Yes, it is. That site didn't exist back when this answer was written... I don't think anyone back in 2011 would have predicted that the team would ever allow an entire site just for recommendations. – Pops May 25 at 18:26

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